GET UP WITH SCIENCES!
Learn new and modern ways to teach chemistry, physics, biology, geography or other sciences, (not just natural sciences)! Build a workshop with your collegues to www.scifest.fi event!
Course language is English!
With this fantastic, pedagogical course, you will get new ideas for teaching sciences. It does not matter are you primary teacher or subject teacher or what kind of school are you working!
Theme: Science education in participant countries, modern technology and its benefits in science teaching. Learning new ways to make science curriculum alive!
Course fee: = 420 €/participant. Course fee does not include meals and accomodation. Course fee must be paid four weeks before the course to bank account or with later instructions.
You are free to choose any kind of accomodation (hostels, other hotels or airbnb) if you want. Near course place you can find example ISLO hostel, rooms are with small kitchen. Also hotel Green star is popular, www.greenstar.fi. And Sokos hotel Vaakuna or Scandic hotel Joensuu. Our hotel partner next to Joensuu railway station is Sokos hotel Kimmel.
It may be possible to obtain a European Union Erasmus+ grant (K1, learning mobillity of individuals) to cover course fee, travelling and accomodation costs!
Next closing date for Erasmus+ applications is in February 2022.
More information is available from our website and in your national agency. So, you can book your place before making application to Erasmus+ office and when you get decision let us now if you are really coming.
Course aims are: Participants will learn new pedagogical ways to use modern equipment in science lessons. They also will get new ideas how to motivate modern pupils and students with games, modern technology and equipment.
Participants learn also how to build an interesting workshop about science used in big event. They also learn English language terminology used in science lessons. Participants will also get new contacts around the Europe and learn also pedagogical things from each others.
Thematic field of the training:
* Modern technology and ICT
* Pedagogical development
* Gaming gamefication
* Comparing European Science teaching
* Modern school laboratories
* Chemistry, Physics, biology, geography, other sciences (history, philosophy etc...)
* Curriculum development
Education sector of the training participants:
- preprimary, primary, general secondary, general upper secondary
Target audience: All teachers and other involved
Languages used for the training: English
Place: Joensuu, Finland (can be reached from Helsinki by airplane, train or by buss)
Act fast. This course is popular! Hurry!
Schedule of five days: (can change)
1st day 15.00 Let's get together Europe! Getting to know each others, course providers and city of Joensuu and Finland. Finnish education system. Participant presentations of their own school systems and science teaching curriculum.
2nd day School visit day
3rd day Making science with schools (spring 2019)/scifest event workshop
4th day Science with nature - Learning in Koli natural park
5th day (9.00-13.00) Last lessons, course certificates and feedback session.